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Falling Foss Tea Garden

Midge Hall, Sneaton Forest, Whitby YO22 5JD, England
+44 7723 477929
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good16%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“scones” (83 reviews)
“cake” (44 reviews)
“blt” (11 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Midge Hall, Sneaton Forest, Whitby YO22 5JD, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Originally expected it to be shut as the previous owners haven't taken down their webpage! Happily it was open. the owners are friendly and have a good range of food and drink (including wine) There's a great play area for children and lovely views from...More

Thank linda_1313
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I love Falling Foss and always make sure we visit whenever we're in the area! The Tea Garden offer a reasonably priced lunch and drinks that are just the cherry on top after a lovely walk around the forest. The menu is...More

1  Thank Dan S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I walked to the waterfall from Littlebeck and stopped at the Tea Garden. It is a real gem, serving a delicious range of food, and hot / cold drinks. The setting is gorgeous, with lovely views of the waterfall and river. The...More

1  Thank Guide732292
Reviewed 21 September 2018

Very nice atmosphere. Sound of water. Rustic surroundings, tables and washrooms were Ok. Lovely food. Had bacon sandwiches. Dog friendly. Was able to drive car right down as OH found it a struggle.

Thank Baranduin2013
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

Can't go wrong with this place as a lovely stop on a Sunday afternoon walk with the dog. Always have to stop for a coffee and a scone. So much so I'm sure the dog drags me in everytime now.. well that's my story and...More

Thank Stuart C
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

It’s a steep walk down but so worth it. Lovely waterfall and area for the dogs and kids to paddle if it’s warm enough. Decently priced cakes/scones tea/coffee. Wish we had more time to explore the walks. Well worth a visit.

Thank Bluenando
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

Such a great place to visit. Fantastic staff and just an absolute joyful place to be. Plenty of walks and parking available.

Thank 909gavinc
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Stopped for coffee and cake whilst walking in the area. Food and drink of good quality and not too pricey. Right next to the Falling Foss waterfall.

1  Thank Bantamspaul
Reviewed 9 September 2018

Another annual trip to falling Foss provided a great place for the kids to play and a wonderful bacon butty for the adults, and fresh mint tea for our caffeine avoider was brilliant. Helpful staff and good cakes. Watched other food being brought out and...More

Thank Mrsevadnecake
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Charming tea stop, with limited but good range of options in a delightful setting, you sit at wooden benches having had a short walk downhill for m the car park. Staff are helpful and the kids can play in the playground that is the garden...More

Thank timandlisagomadinNZ
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Questions & Answers
5 November 2018|
Response from timandlisagomadinNZ | Reviewed this property |
Yes it'll take 2-2.5 hours each way
6 May 2018|
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Response from Rosie C | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can drive right down to the tea garden and there is room to park there to make it more accessible.
30 June 2017|
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Response from Stephanie N | Property representative |
Yes dogs are very welcome. Hope to see you soon
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Midge Hall, Sneaton Forest, Whitby YO22 5JD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Scarborough District  >  Whitby
  • Phone Number: +44 7723 477929
We are currently closed for Winter and will be open again from Easter 2018. Hope to see you them. Love Foss x
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